"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.

Idioms:

  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.